Multiple units but one footprint

I am trying to implement a button with an included rgb light. As a symbol i made two units. One for the LEDs and one for the switch and debouncing curcuit.
When i wanted to do the layout Kicad created the same footprint twice for both of the units even though i only need it once.

It might help to know how you made the symbol. Did you make it with the ‘units’ like a, b, etc? Did you make two different symbols? If it is a symbol with units did you assign a footprint to both units? Seems like the software shouldn’t allow that but it has been awhile since I’ve done a multi-unit symbol.

Hi thanks for your reply. I have already figured out the problem which was the annotation of the parts. Eventhough it was made with the different units, they still have to have the same name. otherwise a seperate footprint will be made


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